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E3lx
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tips for sexing wyandotte chicks

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hi,
has anyone got any tips for sexing partridge wyandotte chicks?
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Re: tips for sexing wyandotte chicks

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Eyeliner on girls and thicker legs generally on boys
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Re: tips for sexing wyandotte chicks

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We had an easy Wyandotte to sex once, he crowed at 8 weeks. Otherwise they tend to be obvious at 10 weeks with larger comb and wattle and a more upright stance. By 12 weeks they were all sexed reliably and separated off.
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Re: tips for sexing wyandotte chicks

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Thanks,
I noticed that two of my chicks had eyeliner and that the ther two didnt, and are lighter in colour. The lighter ones were more curious and outgoing, so i thought they were the boys, but i wasnt sure.
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Re: tips for sexing wyandotte chicks

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Thanks katpekin, the ones with eyeliner were girls. I blogged on the subject here http://enisrarebreedchickens.wura.co.uk ... te-chicks/
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